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Scene of 2012 Massacre to Reopen

Posted January 17th, 2013 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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A movie theater in Colorado where 12 people were killed in a shooting spree nearly six months ago is reopening to the public. The owners of the 16-theater complex in the town of Aurora will host a private ceremony Thursday for victims and their families, along with police and emergency medical personnel. The theater, which […]

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Judge: California Man Mentally Unfit to Stand Trial for Shooting Spree

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A judge in Oakland, California has ruled that the suspect in last year’s deadly shooting rampage at a small religious college is mentally unfit to stand trial. The judge agreed Monday with two doctors who say alleged gunman One Goh suffers from paranoid schizophrenia — an illness in which victims hear voices and loses touch […]

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Preliminary Hearing Underway for US Theater Shooting Suspect

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Prosecutors have started to make their case against the man charged with carrying out a deadly rampage at a U.S. movie theater in July. The preliminary hearing in the case against 25-year-old James Holmes got underway Monday in Colorado. Prosecutors have filed more than 160 counts against James Holmes for the shooting attack that killed […]

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Preliminary Hearing Set to Begin for US Theater Shooting Suspect

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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The man charged with carrying out a deadly rampage at a U.S. movie theater in July is due to appear in court Monday for the beginning of preliminary hearings to determine if his case will go to trial. Prosecutors have filed 142 counts against James Holmes for the shooting attack that killed 12 people and […]

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4 Dead After Police Standoff in US Movie Theater Massacre City

Posted January 5th, 2013 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Four people are dead after a police standoff involving a gunman in the U.S. city of Aurora, Colorado, the site of a deadly mass shooting at a movie theater last year. Police say the suspect in Saturday’s shooting barricaded himself inside a house before he was shot and killed when police entered. It is unclear […]

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US Students Make First Return to Class After Massacre

Posted January 3rd, 2013 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Students from a U.S. elementary school where a gunman killed 20 children and six staff members last month are returning to class Thursday for the first time. The December 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut ended when the gunman committed suicide. That school remains closed, so students are attending a refurbished […]

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NRA Wants Armed Police in Schools

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States’ largest gun rights lobby says it wants to address gun violence by placing armed police officers in every school in America, while two Democratic senators called the group’s response to the Newtown tragedy shamefully inadequate. The executive vice president of the powerful National Rifle Association, or NRA, said tragedies like the massacre […]

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4 Dead in Pennsylvania Shooting Spree

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Local authorities say a shooting spree in the eastern state of Pennsylvania has left four people dead and three state troopers wounded. Officials say the shootings occurred over several kilometers in Frankstown Township, about 150 kilometers from the Pennsylvania state capital, Harrisburg. They say the shooter was among those killed and the emergency is over. […]

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NRA Wants Armed Police in Schools

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States’ largest gun rights lobby says it wants to address gun violence by placing armed police officers in every school in America, in a suggestion swiftly denounced by Democrats. The executive vice president of the powerful National Rifle Association, or NRA, said tragedies like the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week […]

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NRA Wants Armed Police in Schools

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States’ largest gun rights lobby says it wants to address gun violence by placing armed police officers in every school in America. The chief executive for the powerful National Rifle Association held a press conference Friday, one week after 26 people were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The […]

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